How To Find Inspiration When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Inspiration can come at any time and from anywhere. It can also feel like it’s lost in the uncertainty of the times we’re experiencing now. We can easily get bogged down with online school, remote work, and the thousand things dragging on us each day. I have felt that lack of inspiration many times overContinue reading “How To Find Inspiration When You’re Just Not Feeling It”

What is Social Media Doing to You?

We curate everything in our lives. From who we talk with to what we view on social media platforms, we create the world we want to see around topics that interest us. Social media plays a big role in what we view and listen to each day. It’s evolved over the years and with thoseContinue reading “What is Social Media Doing to You?”

5 Ways To Build Your Resilience

Resilience is one of my favorite topics to learn about these days. We have so much to deal with as we face COVID-19, racial inequalities, and unemployment. Resilience simply put is one’s capacity to overcome difficulties, challenges, and even trauma. There’s nothing simple about it though. Do you ever wonder how some people bounce backContinue reading “5 Ways To Build Your Resilience”

Book Review: The Four Doors

It seems odd to be writing a book review when we’re in the middle of a pandemic. I read The Four Doors when I was on a flight out to San Jose, California about a week before the panic shopping and stay-home orders began. It was my annual trip to the Bay Area where IContinue reading “Book Review: The Four Doors”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part II

Where has the month gone? I read my last post about Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I and realized how far we’ve come in 30 days. We left off with the overwhelming transition into homeschooling and remote work. It was a huge undertaking to get familiar with the Google classrooms, lesson plans,Continue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part II”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I

Well, that’s a title you don’t see every day. Being a working mom can be tough during any given week. Now that we’re in the middle of a global crisis, being a working mom feels like 5 more jobs at the same time. We shifted from going to work, school, and community gatherings to workingContinue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I”

Finding Purpose In Everything We Do

Have you ever set out to accomplish something only to fall short of the original goal? You planned. You organized. You tried, but it just didn’t come together. That’s happened to me and when I went back to evaluate what failed, I realized my quest lacked purpose. The purpose is the ‘Why?’ behind what you’reContinue reading “Finding Purpose In Everything We Do”

Dream It. Plan It. Do It.

Have you ever been around someone who constantly talks about how busy they are? There’s so much work to be done yet not much ever gets accomplished. The conversations revolve around all the things on the list instead of actually working on them. This thought process becomes a repetitive cycle of perceived busyness versus beingContinue reading “Dream It. Plan It. Do It.”

A Look Back: Top Ten Reflection and Gratitude Blogs

It’s that time of year when everyone is rushing through the season. We survived Thanksgiving and now the crazed Christmas rush is well underway. It’s also the last month of the year and the last days of the decade. 2020 will be the start of new beginnings and the passing of old experiences. How willContinue reading “A Look Back: Top Ten Reflection and Gratitude Blogs”

A Month of Gratitude

Did you know November is National Gratitude Month? With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s a time to reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. Expressing gratitude can enhance mood, decrease stress and improve overall well-being. But it shouldn’t just begin and end with November. The practice of daily gratitude can lead to aContinue reading “A Month of Gratitude”